Monterey Based Attorney, Charles Tony Piccuta, Settles Lawsuit Against Police for Client Who Was Allegedly Beaten Unconscious and Tasered While Handcuffed. Earlier this month, Charles Tony Piccuta of the Piccuta Law Group settled a civil rights, police brutality, lawsuit against the City of Clovis in Fresno County. The City and its officers agreed to pay $650,000 to resolve the federal lawsuit. The high-profile lawsuit was closely followed by local media outlets in Fresno. Piccuta alleged in the lawsuit that in September of 2012, his client George Macias, who was then 20 years old, was savagely beaten by four City of… read more →
On September 18, 2016, Piccuta Law Group attorney, Charles Tony Piccuta, completed an Olympic distance triathlon in downtown Tempe, Arizona. It was the 10th annual running of the triathlon. The triathlon consisted of an approximately 1 mile swim in Tempe Town lake, a 24.8 mile bike through the urban streets of downtown Tempe and a 6.2 mile run around Tempe Town lake. Temperatures reached 97 degrees making the triathlon especially difficult and grueling. It was the second Olympic distance triathlon that Piccuta completed in the last five weeks.
On September 12, 2016, the Fresno Bee Newspaper published its fourth story about a police brutality lawsuit handled by the Piccuta Law Group. The lawsuit is pending in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California and is entitled Macias v. City of Clovis, Et Al. The Piccuta Law Group represents the Plaintiff George Macias and alleged in the lawsuit that Macias was savagely beaten by four City of Clovis police officers for no reason. The highly publicized lawsuit has been closely followed by Central California media outlets as it called into question the officers working for… read more →
On August 26th and 27th, Piccuta Law Group attorney, Charles Tony Piccuta, attended an Indiana University School of Law alumni event in central Indiana. The independent event was organized and hosted by alumni from the 2006 graduating class. Piccuta attended Indiana University’s Maurer School of Law, in Bloomington, Indiana and graduated with honors in 2006. Indiana University’s Maurer School of Law is the 25th ranked law school in the country according to the U.S. News and World Report. The event was held on the outskirts of Monticello, Indiana—an area that some would describe as true “Hoosier country” and the heart of… read more →